Forest House, Leicester Road, Shepshed (Grade II)

Geo: 52.7677, -1.2874
Date ListedMon 5th November, 1984
CategoryStatutory Listed Building
AddressNo. 25 (Forest House) Leicester Road Shepshed LE12 9DF
GradeGrade II
Grid ReferenceSK4818119142
Volume, Map, Item261, 9, 115
WardShepshed East

House, early/mid C19, yellow brick with stone dressings, hipped slate roof, 2 ridge stacks. Two storeys, double fronted, 1-1-1; central projection under pediment, angles clasped by brick pilasters. Deep bracketed cornice. Ground floor: French windows and central double 6-panel door, all with rectangular fanlights (with glazing bars) over. 1st floor: 16-pane sash windows. Bracketed window heads and cills. Artificial stone urns with lions? heads and swags flank entrance. Later rear extension at right hand side, in keeping. Contemporary brick single fronted 2-storey cottage at rear of left hand side.

The description above describes the salient features of the building as it was at the date of listing. It is given in order to aid identification; it is not intended to be either comprehensive or exclusive.

Statutory Listing covers all parts of the property and its curtilage, ie all internal and external elements whether described or not.